Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.1.150
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.7 cm; Rim Diam: 10.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1200-1399
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale yellowish green glass, with many bubbles; blown, applied. Beaker: roughly cylindrical, with mouth shaped like trumpet. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall tapers before descending almost vertically; base applied, it is concave on underside, with solid foot ring made by tooling, and interior has kick with narrow aperture at center; pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23